Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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large basket with strap
  • unknown Urarina maker
  • large basket with strap, late 1900s–2007
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 43 x 47.5 x 44 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 7/8 x 18 11/16 x 17 5/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5170

The large basket has a square bottom and a round rim. It is dark brown. A strip of plant fiber is tied to the rim at two points on one side to act as a strap.